Blues Schedule March 14

This Week’s Blues.

The blues schedule is as up to date as possible, but it’s always a good idea to call the club to confirm.

  • FTC Stage One: Saturday, Roomful of Blues / John Fries; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, The Kortchmar McDonald Band / The Shinolas; Thursday, Samantha Fish; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Paul Gabriel Band; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Leo Kottke; Norfolk.
  • The Palace Theater: Saturday, Mike Law & the Playboys; Stafford Springs.
  • The New Orleans Restaurant: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • The Aqua Turf: Saturday, Delusions of Grandeur; Southington.
  • The Tuscany Grill Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Middletown.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Eight to the Bar; Saturday, The Colby’s; Simsbury.
  • The Griswold Inn: Friday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Essex.
  • Pazzo: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Rocky Hill.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Royal Southern Brotherhood; Thursday, Bettye LaVette; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Junipers Restaurant: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, Acoustic Trio; Middlebury.
  • Redding Roadhouse: Saturday, Wendy May Band; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, Easybaby; New London.
  • La Luna: Saturday, Sue Menhart Band; Mystic.
  • The Octagon Steakhouse: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Groton.
  • The Pour House Sports Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Naugatuck.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, Greg Sherrod Band; Monday, Ditty Mack; Cheshire.
  • Hartford Room: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Hartford.
  • Scotland Volunteer Firehouse: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers, Saint Patrick’s Day Party; Scotland.
  • Beacon Falls Pizza Palace: Monday, Dan Stevens (7pm); Beacon Falls.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Matt Zeiner/Mark Mercier/Bill Carbone; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • StellaBlues: Thursday, Balkun Brothers; New Haven.
  • The Mohegan Tuscany: Saturday, Paul Gabriel Duo w/ Billy Bileca; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Theodores’: Friday, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers; Saturday, The Ned Lucas Band; Thursday, Katelyn Richards; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café             Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • Home Restaurant:     Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • The Leitrim:              Greg Sherrod Band Residency (Tuesday Alternate Rock and Blues)
  • Three Sheets:                         Greg Sherrod Band Residency (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ The Langley Project (Sunday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Gibson’s at the Clarion:        Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips Jam (Sunday)
  • Hammer Down Bar & Grille:          Open mic hosted by Paco and Mark (Thursday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips & Friends Jam (Tuesday)
  • June’s Outback Pub:            Open Jam (Monday)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/Host Band Sandy’s Band (Thursday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Hideaway:          JD Seem’s Swamp Jam (Tuesday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • Cady’s Tavern:          Rick Harrington Weekly Roadhouse Jam (Sunday, Chepachet RI)

About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

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